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Legal Ethics

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Latest News in Legal Ethics

  • May 24, 2018

    Durie Tangri Beats TWiT's DQ Bid In Twitter Trademark Row

    A California federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid by video streaming service TWiT to disqualify Durie Tangri LLP from defending Twitter in a trademark suit, saying although TWiT once hired the firm, it hadn’t shown the current litigation is “substantially related” to that prior representation.

  • May 24, 2018

    Bryan Cave Partner Exits LabMD's Cover-Up Suit, For Now

    A New York federal judge Thursday dismissed without prejudice a cover-up suit that a cancer screening lab brought against Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP and a partner just a few weeks ago, finding that LabMD Inc. failed to adequately plead subject matter jurisdiction.

  • May 24, 2018

    Stormy Daniels Asks Judge To Let Trump Suit Move Forward

    Adult film star Stormy Daniels told a California federal judge Thursday he should reconsider a delay in her lawsuit to void a hush agreement she signed over a sexual encounter she claims she had with President Donald Trump, citing new evidence revealed by Rudy Giuliani and the president himself.

  • May 24, 2018

    Del. Judge Won't Rethink Nixing Judicial Political Balance Law

    A Delaware federal judge refused to reconsider a ruling that handed a win to an attorney who challenged a Delaware statute that requires its judicial bench to have a balance of political parties, finding that the state’s Gov. John Carney was trying to make arguments he never made in previous briefings.

  • May 24, 2018

    Ex-Judge Accuses Texas Gov. Of Malicious Prosecution

    A former Texas state court judge who was exonerated of bribery and money laundering convictions on Wednesday sued former state Attorney General — now Governor — Greg Abbott and local prosecutors, accusing them of bringing politically motivated charges in retaliation for her election win.

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